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We walked right by the bridge and loved it especially at night. It totally makes beautiful pictures and such beautiful architecture. The bridge dominates the Boston skyline and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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1,481 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

We walked right by the bridge and loved it especially at night. It totally makes beautiful pictures and such beautiful architecture. The bridge dominates the Boston skyline and gives it some of its charm.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

This bridge holds nothing special in my opinion. Yet again, it's a bridge after all, but there are more impressive ones in the world. It is nice to see it illuminated at night though.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge is a multiple lane bridge crossing the Charles River, linking Boston to Charlestown. Opening to the public in 2003 this is presently one of the widest cable-stayed bridges in the world. The bridge was part of the Big Dig highway transportation project in Boston and was named after activist Lenny Zakim as well... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

So eye catching during the day and at night, all lit up. If you want good sunset photos of it, the Charlestown Bridge is a good place to capture it from (and has pedestrian access)

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 515 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

It is just a bridge after all, but it has some artistic taste. At night it is nicely illuminated and is much prettier.

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United States
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395 reviews
273 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It is a bridge but it's nice to see we're creating structures with some imagination and thought instead of just putting something in place to get the job done. A true work of art that adds a unique feature to the area.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Looks identical to the majority of modern bridges being built all over the USA. Driving it is pretty much a parking lot so come at night and enjoy it lite up.

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Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We drove across this amazing structure on our visit to Boston. It was like a piece of art and made the whole trip worth the drive from Georgia to Boston. We drove over it during the day but were struck by its brilliance at night. The Bridge is named after civil rights activist Lenny Zakim and the American colonists who... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A dramatic and, now, iconic architectural feature of the Boston skyline which goes beyond the aesthetic. It was named for my friend and hero, the late Lenny Zakim, who exemplified the value of bridge building throughout his life, professionally as a civil rights leader, and personally, through his work to connect the people of New England, the US and the... More 

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Seekonk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

When driving through Boston I always like seeing the bridge coming up. It is very pretty, especially at night. When driving up to the bridge I feel like I am in Boston!

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